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Obituary - Walter J Nelson
Friday 2nd February 2018


The death was announced today after a short illness, of former LDCC umpire, Walter J Nelson. He was 78.

Walter played cricket at Liverpool CC and also at clubs in Yorkshire when he worked there.

He was a Chartered Accountant and the Company Secretary of Radio City for many years.

Walter was a wise, friendly and much respected umpire who truly loved all aspects of the game of cricket and the very essence of MCUA coursed through his veins.

Over many years he served the association with distinction, firstly as an umpire, then as committee member, assessor and latterly President.

Walter touched the lives of all those who knew him and his wit and charm will be deeply missed by all his colleagues and friends.

He will be sorely missed.

Walter’s funeral will take place on Friday 23rd February 2018 at St Richards RC Church, Liverpool Road, Skelmersdale WN8 8BX at 10:30am..

This will be followed by burial at Yewtree Cemetery, Finch Lane, West Derby, Liverpool L14 4DG.

Then back to Skelmersdale Cricket Club, Blaguegate Lane, Lathom, Skelmersdale WN8 8TY.

Walter expressly wished that his funeral should be a celebration of his life and asked that Black Ties are not worn and no donations should be made.